[Logwatch-Devel] Openvpn unmatched entries

Geert Janssens info at kobaltwit.be
Tue Nov 13 12:20:09 MST 2007


I am using logwatch 7.3.4-1 on a Fedora Core 3 system. I have setup OpenVPN on 
this system as well (openvpn 2.0.7)

Using this setup, I get the following unmatched entries:

 **Unmatched Entries**
    MULTI: bad source address from client [], packet dropped: 2 
    MULTI: bad source address from client [], packet dropped: 3 
    MULTI: new connection by client 'Ronny_Stroobants' will cause previous 
active sessions by this client to be dropped.  Remember to use 
the --duplicate-cn option if you want multiple clients using the same 
certificate or username to concurrently connect.: 3 Time(s)
    SIGUSR1[soft,tls-error] received, client-instance restarting: 17 Time(s)
    TLS Error: TLS handshake failed: 17 Time(s)
    TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (check 
your network connectivity): 17 Time(s)

I am not sure if these message are relevant in the log or not. And 
unfortunatly, I currently don't have the time to investigate this further.

But I decided to notify the list anyway, because maybe someone else has 
suffictient experience with openvpn to know whether these messages are 
relevant or can be ignored.

In the first case, I believe they should be properly parsed and reported (not 
as Unmatched entries), in the latter, they can be filtered out.


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